Gros Ventre River Ranch Blog

Why Should We Visit a Wyoming Guest Ranch?

July 27, 2011

Main Lodge - Gros Ventre River Ranch - Jackson Hole Guest Ranch

It has been awhile since the world has been encouraged to take their families on a “dude ranch” vacation. Long gone are the days of John Wayne or the Lone Ranger –even the movie City Slickers is a distant memory. So for us in the dude ranching industry, what are we doing to get our name “out there” and express the benefits of vacationing on a guest ranch?  It is all about our guests. Guests that come to our ranch will be provided with good quality accommodations, food, horses and activities. … Continue reading

The First Week: Vacationing at an All Inclusive Dude Ranch in Wyoming

June 10, 2011

Looking for a different kind of vacation? Need some relaxation in your life? Come stay at an all inclusive dude ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming! Here, we provide your activities, meals, and more, and you get to sit back and enjoy! We are nearing the end of our first week since opening on Sunday and it has been terrific! We started the week off with a tremendous group of guests, some visiting for an eighth time, some for the first time, but it is just like we’ve all known each … Continue reading

Wyoming Dude Ranch Newsletter: 2010

February 3, 2011

The snow is falling outside my window at our Wyoming dude ranch and it is getting difficult to see the top of the buck-rail fences. We have a resident Moose, Todd the fox and a few magnificent Elk taking advantage of our winter haystack. It is in this quiet and insulated atmosphere that Tina, Karl, Sean, and I reflect on the recent summer season and muse over the wonderful time spent with our staff and guests in 2010. Our summer started off with a surprise- we were new “parents.” A … Continue reading

Press Releases

January 14, 2011

We’ve had the great honor of having a story written about our ranch in the SF Chronicle and now re-run in the Star Tribune in their travel section in the past month. It’s been a wonderful start to our next year! Please take some time and check them out! We think they’re pretty neat! Yellowstone-Grand Teton Tour: At Home On The Range Dude, where's my cow?

New Years Eve Bonfire Tradition

January 4, 2011

Here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch we take our fires seriously. We like them. A lot. That’s why on New Year’s Eve we have kept the tradition of an annual bonfire. Neighbors, friends, and family gather round with coffee, cocoa, and snacks. Snowball fights insue and Christmas trees are even set ablaze. All the debris from a summers worth of cutting down dead trees, picking up loose scraps and chucking old buck rail fence has come to this one glorious moment. One big hot fire that could melt the … Continue reading

Greetings From GVRR!

December 8, 2010

Welcome to our blog! As the 2011 season is approaching we are looking forward to great new things with our ranch! Not only in addition to the new blog page we now have a Twitter page as well. Please visit us to keep updated on what’s happening around the ranch or follow our blog. As winter how not gotten into full swing here on the ranch we are looking forward to a White Christmas. All of the horses have gone to their winter home and will be back again mid-May. … Continue reading